Definition of nomad
- For centuries nomads have shepherded goats, sheep, and cattle across the … semiarid grasslands …
- He lived like a nomad for a few years after college, never holding a job in one place for very long.
He lived like a nomad for a few years after college, never holding a job in one place for very long.
after college she became quite the nomad, backpacking through Europe with no particular destination
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First Known Use: 1579See Words from the same year
: a member of a group of people who move from place to place instead of living in one place all the time
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